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Why are You in Business?

Why are You in Business?

What are you working towards in your career? I think most of us would think about this for less than five seconds before answering. Maybe we would say, “To make enough money to not work,” or “To provide for my family.” Any answer along these lines seems fair to me. I...

Same as it Ever Was

Same as it Ever Was

If you have not started your own company, I can tell you from experience that you will receive volumes of advice. I cannot tell you the number of salty business veterans that came to me with their two cents. Everyone wanted to tell me how they succeeded, and, more...

Mistakes that Every New Entrepreneur Makes

Mistakes that Every New Entrepreneur Makes

It is an incredible feeling to turn your entrepreneurial dream into a reality. There is so much to look forward to in the early days of your business. Certain benchmarks like signing the lease on your first office, hiring your first employee, or signing your first...

Freeing Yourself from Excuses

Freeing Yourself from Excuses

Is there a common denominator for all of your success and all of your failure? Believe it or not, there is an unshakeable shadow chasing your every move: you. For some, this becomes a badge of honor. They are excited by the radical freedom of full ownership of their...

Lessons from Our Kids: Learn to Ask Why

Lessons from Our Kids: Learn to Ask Why

We cannot help but learn from our children. They help us grow. They make us adults. I think any parent can tell you that. There are some lessons, though, that many of us miss. Our kids can teach us not only how to be better men and women, they can teach us how to be...

Failing Upward

Failing Upward

When was the last time you failed in a big way? If you could go back, do you know what you would do differently? We spend too much time stressing about failing, too much time lost in the past trying to change what is already done. Instead, we should start appreciating...

Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

A great entrepreneur can come from anywhere. Some come out of thin air and create success that nobody could have expected. I always wonder what drives other people to embrace their entrepreneurial spirit. Was it a teacher that inspired them? Did they have a role model...

Creating Time

Creating Time

All of the effort and money in the world cannot buy you more time. As a father and a CEO, I am acutely aware that there are only so many hours in the day. I find it important to remember that there will never be enough time to give. Please do not take this as a grim...

Pivoting Into Your True Career Path

Pivoting Into Your True Career Path

Did you have all the answers when you were twenty years old? I certainly didn’t. Looking back on our younger selves, it can feel like we are remembering a stranger. We don’t wear the same clothes or listen to the same music, yet we trust plans we made before we knew...

Is Bitcoin Here to Stay?

Is Bitcoin Here to Stay?

When we talk about Bitcoin, I cannot help but note a pronounced generation gap. My parents would likely say, “What is it and why would we ever give up currency and banks for something that can’t be seen or measured objectively?” Or, perhaps, “What is Bitcoin?” My...